Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Durham County submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the The Triangle market, the Durham County submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 95 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the Durham County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,680 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1994 and are Class A.